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as showers but we should get an early pounding. elissa harrington is out in the middle of the rain. looks like just light showers but watch out, elissa, heavier rains coming your way. >> reporter: just what i wanted to hear. out here in corte madera, there's a lot of localized flooding a big puddle as drivers head on 101 north and we're also dealing with wind. check the flag across the street. it's wet, windy and cold, about 52 degrees where we are. now, the bay area is waking up to the first significant rain in the season. chp is asking for people to keep their speeds down. some flooding areas are larkspur, oakland, calistoga and antioch. there's actually been an accident in oakland. give yourselves plenty of extra time to drive, drive slow, keep space between you and the car in front of you. also tap your brakes to avoid hydroplaning. it's not affecting traffic yet. if you look at 101 you can see cars are moving swiftly but across the way you can see our caltrans vehicle. there have been crews out here this morning monitoring the area making sure that they clear out any lanes that are
through downtown breaking windows, splashing paint along the way. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington in downtown oakland to show us some of the damage that was left behind. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, among those buildings damaged city hall and three banks. we are outside one of those banks on 20th and franklin and look at this damage. windows were smashed some of them even boarded up already this morning. and if we walk this way, we can see that they even splattered some paint on the glass. this is damage that we're seeing at several buildings all over downtown oakland this morning. the people who did this some antiwar protestors have been dispersed a few of them went off on their own and went on this spree. this started as an antiimperialist rally to mark the 11th anniversary of the u.s. war in afghanistan. a group of about 200 demonstrators met at frank ogawa plaza last night. then they marched through the downtown. at around 8:30, the group had dispersed some of those demonstrators went on the vandalism spree tossing paint at city hall breaking windows. they da
is starting in a cummins. >> thank you, elissa harrington. >> and we were warned and warned again about traffic heading into the weekend. so far no major problems. gianna franco has more from the traffic center. >> reporter: people certainly paid attention. they used mass transit. they walked and they used a lot of bicycles. in fact, we're going to show you some video we took earlier from chopper 5. look at the rows and rows of bikes at golden gate park. lots of people used that mode of transportation to avoid traffic tie-ups. so it worked out because it's lighter than usual for folks heading in and out of san francisco. now, a lot of the events are wrapping up now so we might see extra busy conditions. we'll run down a few. hardly strictly bluegrass festival ending in the next half hour so busier conditions along golden gate bridge right now 19th avenue as well as around golden gate park. embarcadero folks leaving for fleet week events for the day america's cup as well, northbound embarcadero is closed right lane only between washington and bay through tomorrow. giants and reds under w
. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington has the story. >> it makes me angry because oakland has enough problems. >> reporter: people who live and work in oakland are frustrated seeing downtown trashed again. >> this is absolutely ridiculous. >> protestors went on a vandalism spree last night breaking windows. >> why would you do this now? >> we have an opposition protesting in the right way we shouldn't ever act in violence. >> reporter: this start as an antiwar protest. a group of about 200 met for a rally to mark the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan. demonstrators marched from frank ogawa plaza and around 8:30 dispersed some taking out their anger in destructive ways. city hall is boarded up covering broken windows. also three banks, offices for kaiser permanente, a.c. transit and another building on 20th and broadway. rose works in the same building. >> very disappointing. i understand we have political arguments and opinions. that's what america is about. but this doesn't help anybody. >> reporter: nobody was hurt and police made no arrests. now it's about cleaning up. a
hall and cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is there with details. >> reporter: before that hearing, some supporters of mirkarimi met on the steps of city hall saying reinstate ross now and his wife is expected to join them and will be at her husband's side during the hearing. many believe his dispute with his wife doesn't affect his ability to do his job. many domestic violence victims advocates say there is a big conflict of interest here. somebody on probation for domestic violence should not be leading the sheriff's department. the case has played out for months at city hall and today, we should know whether or not mirkarimi will keep his job. he was suspended without pay after pleading guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment. his wife was bruised by the sheriff during an argument. mayor lee says he is not fit for office and tried to remove him. he testified before an etician commission that determined the sheriff was guilty of official misconduct. today at 2:00 the board of supervisors will meet and will hear from the ethics commission, from the mayor, from mirkarimi's lawyer and fr
to serve all of it in jail. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is live in concord with how the victim's family is reacting to the sentencing. >> reporter: the family was very emotional both inside the courtroom and when they gathered outside on the steps of the contra costa county courthouse. they wanted justice for their loved ones and are pleased the judge handed down the harshest sentence. 18-year-old david rosen was sentenced to seven years and eight months for vehicular manslaughter. rosen was speeding driving recklessly when his vehicle hit a father and two daughters in april. the 41-year-old and his 9-year- old daughter were killed. the 12-year-old daughter was injured. they were riding their bikes and were on the sidewalk on concord street boulevard when they were lit. since rosen was 17 at the time of the incident, juvenile court jurisdiction only applies until the age of 21. so in three years, when he turns 21, he will be released. therefore, he will not serve the full sentence. during that time, though, he will go through a treatment program. rosen did not speak during his
and cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington now with how it all went down. good afternoon. >> reporter: hi, elizabeth. oakland police along with the s.w.a.t. team and several other outside agencies were out early this morning around 5:30 a.m. serving search warrants. they arrested suspected gang members who they say are related to the murder of a 20- year-old man. oakland police might be one step closer to solving a murder that happened almost one year ago. officers along with s.w.a.t. and outside agencies arrested four people at four locations serving high risk search warrants early this morning. >> they are dangerous and in residences where firearms are linked, these individuals that may be present. >> reporter: one of the raids at this home on east 20th avenue and 13th street, this is the same area where back in january, four people were shot. 20-year-old jordan chit died. police believe these arrests are tied to that shooting. >> through diligent police work, officers and investigators have identified these suspects and articulated probable cause to a magistrate who agreed and they wer
out east. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at sfo for an update on the response as well as continuing flight cancellations. >> reporter: several california agencies are responding, others on standby with you one problem that rescuers and travelers have having today, more cancellations to those cities that need help the most. >> i been sleeping on that little sofa over there. >> reporter: tommy is among thousands of stranded travelers waiting out sandy in an airport. he is trying to get back to new york where he is a grad student and doesn't want to miss class. he spent the night at sfo unable to change his flight over the phone. >> when i call them, the automated machines say the line is too much and i couldn't contact them and they hang up on me every time when i try to call them. >> reporter: more than 15,000 flights have been grounded and in the past two days almost 300 to and from sfo. california rescue crews, however are getting as close as they can to the storm and what's left in its wake. yesterday, the california national guard sent military airplanes, helicopter
elissa harrington is live in santa clara... where the game... f we're picked... will be pla. elissa: today the golden state warrs plan to introduce the first drawings of their proposed >>> we could find out today if san francisco is one of the candidates and the city presents a formal plan to make a presentation to the nfl to be the host of super bowl 50. >>> today the warriors plan to present a proposed drawing of their arena in san francisco. the arena would be situated on the far outer edge of piers 30 and 32. the idea is to make the 135- foot tall arena appear smaller and create a sense of open space. >>> and the giants started off on the wrong foot last night in the national league championship series. they lost game 1 last night to the cardinals. game 2 will be tonight. >> reporter: unfortunately the san francisco giants didn't make it through game one but they did put up a good fight all the way to the last inning. unfortunately yesterday wasn't the day for bay area sports. >>> two runs on two pitches power the yardals to the 6-run lead but the giants rallied with four runs i
are safe but there is no proof they were tested and cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in concord where one of these unsuspected pipes actually lies. elissa. >> reporter: we're talking about miles of pipeline running throughout the east bay and san jose. pg&e said that these lines had been checked and that they were safe. but they admitted to the "san francisco chronicle" yesterday that they don't have the documents to back that up. now, there are questions that these lines were ever inspected. here's where they are. we're talking about 4.5 miles of at-risk natural gas pipeline in martinez, newark, fremont and san jose. under federal law, these lines should having inspected years ago by 2007. pg&e said these lines were safe because that's what employees told regulators. but while reviewing inspection history of these lines, the company found no records to confirm those checks. a pg&e spokesman told the "san francisco chronicle" that recordkeeping is not what it should have been. poor recordkeeping is part of what led to that 2010 pipeline explosion in san bruno. documents show that pg&e
upon both sides of the bay. >> the as beat the rangers. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the coliseum in oakland right now where the as are still looking to win their division. elissa, pretty exciting. >> reporter: it is exciting and hopefully they didn't celebrate with too much champagne last night because they have another game today against the rangers if they want to win their division but the as have clinched a spot in the play- offs for the first time in six years, a big win over the texas rangers last night. the score was 4-3 and if you missed that strikeout in the 9th inning, here it is. >> he struck him out! and the oakland athletics -- >> reporter: this was the as fourth straight win in six of seven. more than 2 1,000 fans saw the six-year dry spell finally end. this is really a story about the underdogs coming up ahead. in the clubhouse, corks were flying, champagne flowing. this is a big deal because nobody expected it this year. the team is young. there are 15 rookies on the roster. and many of them actually played key roles in last night's win like pit
elissa harrington at the oakland coliseum where the as got some work to do, could even be better if they could win the next two games. >> reporter: if they win the next two games they could win the division something that people never saw coming at the beginning of the season, the as always seen as the underdog but they are on a winning streak and the excitement is not over for fans. there is a game tonight at 7:00 against the rangers but it was a big game last night when they beat the rangers 4-3 that clinched that spot in the play- offs. here is the 9th inning strikeout that sealed the deal. >> he got him! he struck him out! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: this was the as' fourth straight win and six of seven. more than 21,000 fans packed the stands last night to see the six-year dry spell end finally. in the clubhouse corks were flying and champagne flowing. >> whoo! >> reporter: looks like fun, doesn't it? and this is a big deal because nobody expected this from the as especially this year. the team is young, there's 15 rookies on the roster. and this is really supposed
from office for good. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in san francisco with more on what is at stake. good morning. >>> reporter: good morning. this case has played out for months at city hall and this decision a big deal because it could set the precedent for misconduct cases in the future. sheriff ross mirkarimi pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor relating to a domestic violence dispute that left his wife with a bruised arm on new year's eve. nine months later we could find out if he stays or if he goes for official misconduct. his wife eliana lopez showed her neighbor a bruised arm which you can see in this video after her husband grabbed her during an argument. mirkarimi was sentenced to three years' probation, fined and ordered to undergo counseling. he was also placed on unpaid leave by mayor ed lee. since then, mirkarimi has been fighting for his job. his attorney says that the marital incident has nothing to do with his role has sheriff and he was also voted in. mayor lee wants him out taking steps to permanently remove him saying that mirkarimi's guilty plea makes hi
of supervisors is set to vote on whether to remove him from office. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in san francisco with the very latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this case has been playing out at city hall for months now. mirkarimi has been fighting for his job. the mayor wants him out and it's up to the board of supervisors who will vote today and decide whether he stays or goes. what happens could set a precedent for misconduct cases in the future. sheriff ross mirkarimi was elected into office back last fall. he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor related to a domestic violence dispute that left his wife with a bruised arm. that incident happened on new year's eve. now nine months later we could find out if he stays or goes for official misconduct. his wife eliana lopez showed her neighbor a bruised arm which you can see in this video after her husband grabbed her during an argument. mirkarimi was sentenced to three years' probation, fined and ordered to undergo counseling. he was also placed on unpaid leave by mayor ed lee. since then, mirkarimi has been fighting for his
. elissa harrington is at sfo to tell us what passengers can expect today. >>> reporter: passengers can expect more cancellations and here at sfo in terminal 2 alone i'm already counting 17 cancellations this morning on the departures and arrivals board. now, this storm has absolutely crippled air travel to and from the east coast grounding nearly 14,000 flights stranding travelers. more than 200 have been canceled out of sfo alone. the destinations affected including jfk, boston, chicago, philly, newark. a quarter of the flights in the united states pass in and out of new york so travelers all over are feeling a ripple effect. even if you are not trying to fly to the east coast, you still need to check your flight status. yesterday i spoke with a woman trying to get to idaho. her flight was canceled because of that domino effect. even travelers overseas have had to deal with cancellations and again so far at sfo more than 200 flights canceled out of oakland, jetblue flights to new york and d.c. were canceled and san jose two jetblue flights to boston and jfk have been canceled through
into or out of the bay area. cbs reporter elissa harrington is at sfo this morning. what can passengers expect today? >>> reporter: passengers can expect more cancellations and especially if they are trying to get to an east coast hub. here's the board. things are change throughout the morning. we are looking at the arrival board at terminal 2 at sfo. a couple of flights from new york and philly say they are going to be here on time on the departure board one flight to new york also says it's going to be on time. snow word if that should change because of the storm. check your flight status early and often. i have counted 17 canceled flights at sfo this morning but more than 200 have been canceled to and from the airport since yesterday. the storm has absolutely crippled air travel to and from the east coast grounding nearly 14,000 flights stranding travelers. even internationally. nearly 14,000 flights have been canceled. [ signal breakup ] more than 200 have been canceled out of sfo alone. the destinations affected including jfk, boston, chicago, philly, newark. a quarter of the flights in t
harrington is in martinez. so elissa, that's one of the cities where the pipes were deemed safe but never actually tested? >> reporter: well, that's right. these lines ran through some cities in the east bay and also in san jose. and according to the "san francisco chronicle," pg&e discovered this problem while reviewing the inspection history of a pipeline that was running under martinez. they found no records to confirm that the mile-long section had been fully inspected. the review uncovered three other lines that may have also missed inspection even though company employees told regulators that they had been checked. here's where they are. we're talking about 4.5 miles of at risk natural gas lines in martinez, in newark, in fremont, and in san jose. these four lines are at risk of corrosion. according to federal law, pg&e had to inspect these by 2007. a pg&e spokesman told the "chronicle" that recordkeeping just isn't what it should have been. poor records is part of what led to the 2010 pipeline blast in san bruno. who can forget that? documents show that pg&e never conducted the typ
in all three airports in the last 24 hours. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at sfo this morning to tell us what passengers can expect if they have flights today. elissa. >> reporter: frank, passengers can expect more cancellations at all three bay area airports. this storm has crippled air travel grounding nearly 14,000 flights stranding travelers. more than 200 flights have been canceled out of sfo alone. destinations affected include hubs like jfk, boston, washington, d.c., philadelphia and newark. about a quarter of flights in the united states pass in and out of new york so travelers all over are feeling a ripple effect. even if you're not trying to fly to the east coast, you still need to check your flight status. in fact, yesterday i spoke with a woman trying to get to boise, idaho. her flight was cancelled because of the domino effect. even overseas travelers have had to deal with cancellations so at sfo, so far more than 200 flights canceled out of oakland jetblue flights to new york and d.c. were canceled. in san jose, two jetblue flights to boston and jfk have been canceled th
marathon. >>> cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington live along the embarcadero now and you got a heads up on the problem areas. >> reporter: the bay bridge, in fact, people are being urged to give themselves one to two hours to get to their events on time. fleet week airshows, america's cup races, 49ers and giants games, just a few of the events happening in san francisco this jam-packed weekend. >> we expect about one million people to come into the city to attend these events. and there's going to be severe impacts to traffic. >> reporter: almost nowhere is off limits. chp officer mike ferguson breaks down some of the problem areas drivers might face. a big one any approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. >> i think it's a safe bet it will be at least commute traffic heavy but it could be even worse than that. >> reporter: with traffic expected to go all the way back to the macarthur maze. the fremont and harrison street exits which lead to the embarcadero expected to add to the backup. also, the 280 and 101 interchange especially sunday before the 49ers game approaching candlestick. and
elissa harrington in san francisco with more on what's at stake this morning. good morning. >>> reporter: good morning. this is going to be a huge decision because this could set the precedent for misconduct cases in the future. after nine months of hearings at city hall, we might find out today if ross mirkarimi keeps his job or is removed from office. he was elected last fall then suspended without pay by mayor ed lee shortly after being sworn in. he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment related to a domestic violence dispute with his wife. eliana lopez showed a neighbor her bruised arm in this video in when he grabbed her in an argument. he was sentenced to three years' probation, fined and a year of counseling. the mayor claims his guilty plea makes him unfit to hold office. meanwhile mayor lee is facing his own criticism accused of perjury. he testified he had not spoken to any of the 11 supervisors before suspending mirkarimi. a former board of supervisors candidate said he did seeking advice. those board of supervisors will meet today to discuss those issues and might v
. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington was inside the courtroom. >> losing them has been devastating. >> reporter: and devastated family and friends of solaiman and ha dees nuri were devastated holding up pictures of their lost ones. the man was sentenced today who killed them receiving the maximum penalty 7 years and 8 months for vehicular manslaughter. >> based on his actions they speak louder than words, i think this is a person who needs help. >> reporter: david rosen now 18 was driving recklessly when his suv careened off treat boulevard in concord in april hitting 41-year-old nuri and his two daughters who were righting bikes. his daughter hanna survived. at the sentencing, rosen didn't speak and didn't apologize. >> a simple apology such as i'm sorry that they're gone, that doesn't speak to liability. it speaks from the heart. so that could have been done. it wasn't and that speaks volumes. >> reporter: although rosen got almost 8 years he will only serve 3. he was 17 when it happened and juvenile court jurisdiction only applies until age 21. during that time he will get treat
statements, and this is a trial that is expected to last at least a month. in oakland, elissa harrington, cbs-5. >>> a judge has suspended court proceedings for the man accused of carrying out a mass shooting in oakland. tray-year-old one goh's lawyer is testing his mental competence tow stand trial. two psychiatrists were ordered to examine goh. >>> the search is on for two fishermen lost at sea for more than 30 hours now. their boat capsized off the coast of pigeon point yesterday morning. a coast guard chopper, as you saw and two boats looking for the men who apparently were not wearing lifejackets. two other men on board the boat did make it back to shore safely. >>> and san francisco shoppers, bring your own bag. the plastic bag ban expanded to retail shops and bookstores. if you don't buy your own, you have to buy a paper bag for 10 cents. >> the smell is disgusting. >> i burn incense because the whole white house stinks no matter what. >> something stinks in the neighborhood. what's brewing up the stench and the act the city forced to take. >> at sfo, the hottest day in two years, 91,
protestors took to the streets. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington shows us what they left behind. >> it makes me angry because oakland has enough problems. >> reporter: people who live in work in oakland are frustrated seeing downtown trashed again. >> this is just getting actually ridiculous. >> reporter: protestors went on a vandalism spree last night breaking windows, splattering paint and spraying graffiti on buildings including city hall and several banks. >> why would you do this now? we should be celebrating what's going on in the bay area. >> if they are going to have an opposition, they should protest in the right way. they shouldn't ever act in violence. >> reporter: this started as an antiwar protest. a group of about 200 met for a rally to mark the 11th anniversary of the war in afghanistan. demonstrators marched from frank ogawa plaza and around 8:30 dispersed some taking out their anger in destructive ways. city hall is now boarded up covering multiple broken windows. also among the damaged, three banks, offices for kaiser and a.c. transit, and the "oakland tribune"'s new locati
. elissa harrington told us what made the fire extremely dangerous. she joins us with the latest good morning. >> reporter: good morning when firefighters first arrived there was one way in and one way out, the front door. inside you can see rows and release of restaurant supply -- rows of restaurant supplies stacked on top of each other. you're looking at piles of plates and other items. it tore through the building at 12:30 this morning. this is a warehouse type of building off old country road and washington street. firefighters are on scene securing the building and checking for hot spots. when they first arrived they found heavy smoke coming from inside the business. they called out a 3 alarm bringing about 40 firefighters to assist. the 24 hour fitness next door was evacuated but the fire did not spread and nobody was hurt. >> a lot of material inside the business for the running of the business pretty heavily loaded that kind of contributed to the stubbornness of the fire and us getting to it. >> reporter: overhead sprinklers inside of the business did go off so fire only burne
coming down there. we have a reporter out there. elissa harrington is hanging out. is doppler radar working this morning? >> reporter: it is. the rain is coming down hard here and we are in corte madera along lucky drive where we are seeing localized flooding including here as you go on to the entrance to 101 north. so the california highway patrol is urging drivers to reduce speed below the posted limit throughout the marin area because of flooded freeway sections. now, this is the first significant rainfall of the season and it is causing some major problems throughout the bay area. here are some other areas drivers should be aware of. there is flooding in larkspur on 101 northbound, sir francis drake. also in oakland, flooding on 880 south at 980 west and standing water on 580 at highway 24. expect delays there. the right lane and shoulder are affected. also, in calistoga avoid the area on highway 29 before tubbs lane. the lanes are blocked. some of the biggest problems in antioch. there is a sig alert on highway 4 at hillcrest because of flooding. this is the first rain we're se
elissa harrington was at the scene of one of those raids as it happened. >> reporter: oakland police might be one step closer to solving a murder that happened almost a year ago. officers along with s.w.a.t. and several outside agencies arrested four people at four different locations while serving high risk search warrants early this morning. >> they are dangerous and in residences where firearms are linked, these individuals that may be present. >> reporter: one of the raids at this home on east 20th and 13th, this is the same area where back in january, four people were shot. 20-year-old jordan chit died. police believe these arrests are tied to the shooting. >> diligent police working officers and investigators have identified these suspects and with successfully articulate probable cause to a magistrate who agreed and they have been arrested. >> reporter: investigators suspect january's shooting was gang-related. they won't say exactly what led them to make the arrests today and what evidence they have. so the house we were at today was a few blocks away from where the january s
destroying the downtown. in oakland, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> police in san francisco arrest 20 people during a protest this weekend as well. people wearing black clothing allegedly blocking traffic and vandalizing vehicles and businesses. this was on saturday afternoon. officers were hit by flares and bags of paint that contained rocks. police think some of those were also involved in similar activities in the mission district two weeks ago. >>> a 24-hour-long "occupy" san jose rally continues this morning. just a small group though has been camped out in front of city hall there. it is the first overnight protest since the "occupy" movement was evicted last year. members will stay there until noon today. >>> this evening, president barack obama makes his last bay area appearance before next month's election. the president played to a roomful of stars in los angeles last night using their performances to make light of his own in last week's debate. >> they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >>> the crowd got a laugh out of that. the president was r
but they don't have proof that they were actually tested. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in concord now where one of those unsuspected pipes actually lies. >> reporter: we're talking about 4.5 miles of pipeline at risk of internal corrosion, in martinez, newark, fremont, san jose, concord and the bay point areas. pg&e said that these were all checked and were safe but the company told the "san francisco chronicle" yesterday they can't find the records to back it up in those crucial inspections -- and those crucial inspections might never have happened. under federal law they should have been inspected by 2007. a pg&e spokesman told the "chronicle" recordkeeping is not what it should have been and recordkeeping problems prior art of what led to the deadly pipeline blast in san bruno back in 2010 that killed eight people. documents show that the company never conducted the type of inspection that could have detected a problem in san bruno and might have prevented the explosion. pg&e discovered this latest problem while reviewing their inspection history. recently surveys however showed t
are managing to make their way back east from the bay area. cbs 5 report he elissa harrington shows us they are answering a cross-country call for help. >> i have been sleeping on that little sofa over there. >> reporter: tommy nguyen is among thousands of stranded travelers waiting out sandy in an airport. he is trying to get back to new york where he is a grad student and does not want to miss class. he spent the night at sfo unable to change his flight over the phone. >> whenever i try to call them, the automated machine told me that the volume is too much and i couldn't contact them, and they hang up on me every time when i try to call them. >> reporter: more than 15,000 flights have been grounded and in the past two days, almost 300 to an from sfo. california rescue crews however are getting as close as they can to the storm and what's left in its wake. yesterday the california national guard sent military airplanes, helicopters and pararescue teams to assist in flood zones. and today, pg&e crews are gearing up to help the millions left without power. >> pitching in, in the wake o
arthur boulevard. then this morning, two more were killed on 72nd avenue. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is live in oakland where the family of one of the victims is speaking out. elissa. >> reporter: that's right. the family members want to remember this man as a father who worked the graveyard shift trying to get his g.e.d. to get a better life. you can see broken glass left behind from the latest shooting where two men were sitting inside a car when they were approached by somebody else on foot. >> my son was a good kid. he kind of like stayed to his self. >> reporter: family members robert dell, jr., tearfully looked through pictures of the 23-year-old with his 2-year-old son. >> i know he don't understand yet, but it's going to break my heart when he come over here and say, where my dad at? >> reporter: dell died one of four victims of gun violence in oakland overnight in three shootings. the latest happened around 6 a.m. on the 1600 block of 72nd avenue. dell and a friend were inside this minivan. >> the victims were inside the parked vehicle when they were approached by a suspect who was
harrington is in the middle of the crowd ready to get the play- off series started. elissa. >>> reporter: crowds piling into at&t park with thousands expected. [ inaudible ] [ inaudible ] >> we can see the crowds out there at at&t park getting ready for the giants play-off game. unfortunately, we lost elissa's microphone. we'll have her report to you shortly. >>> well, another part of this giant weekend puzzle the hardly strictly bluegrass festival in golden gate park. more than 800,000 people are expected to show up over the three days. this year's festival pays tribute to its late founder warren hellman who died last december. >>> clearly this is no ordinary weekend in san francisco. and that presents some unique challenges for police. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec takes us behind the scenes with the men and women in charge of crowd control. >> it's been a huge leadup to this. >> reporter: because along with the spectacle, celebration and excitement, is the potential for trouble. emergency responders say they are ready. >> we've been planning for
. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at the coliseum in oakland where the team still has a little work
. in oakland, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> hopefully they will get even more today at tonight's game. we have more coverage of the as on cbssf.com. we posted dennis o'donnell's interview with the team and a photo gallery of the game, as well. i have been inside a couple celebrations with the champagne, it's brutal on the eyes. they had goggles and dark glasses on. if you get champagne in your eyes, you're done. >> forget it. >> they deserve champagne. >> good for them of the the as have been playing so tough this year and they hung on. so now they're off to the play- offs. >>> speaking of hot, we have more hot weather around the bay area. it's fairly mild outside right now if you are stepping out the door. launch feels like the evening hours as a lot of those temperatures still in the 60s. it is clear skies over the bay, and toward the coastline 63 degrees in concord, 65 in oakland right now, and 68 degrees if you can believe that in san francisco. yes, we are looking at another hot one today as high pressure will remain in place. we are going to swing in another day of hot temperatures into
, cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in corte madera with all the rain. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if you haven't gone outside today this is what you can expect a lot of rain and a big problem that's causing puddles like this one here off of industrial way. drivers are trying to get on northbound 101. there is standing water in lanes of traffic so caltrans has been trying to clear the hazards all morning. the best thing that drivers can do is take it extra slow. keep some room between you and the car in front of you. keep some mild pressure on your brakes or tap your brakes to avoid skidding or hydroplaning and keep it safe and adjust your speed based on the conditions. in corte madera, elissa harrington, cbs 5. >> traffic and weather coming up. ,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. busy day in the traffic center. i am just getting word of a new accident in the south bay. southbound 280 at 7th street through downtown san jose. we are getting word of an accident blocking all lanes right now. no word if any injuries are involved. but look at all that red there on our sensors along 280
reporter elissa harrington. have you been stuck there for a while. are you anywhere close. >> i'm getting close. i can tell you i got off on antomas expressway and thought it would be an easy turn around. i've been stuck for 25 minutes. things are starting to speed up a little bit. two lanes are open and the two right lanes are moving swifter than the left lanes and the fastest i've been going is 8 or 9 miles per hour. very congested out there and i have heard that traffic's backed up about 6 miles elizabeth. >> it extend all the way to downtown san jose. use caltrain, and let's look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it turns out there was a stall and that's why they had to turn the meter lights on early and the back up extend. and that is time saver traffic. back to you guys. >>> thank you. new this morning, a fast moving fire sweeps sweeps -- through a restaurant supply store in san carlos. the fire broke out around 12:30. firefighters did manage to get the fire under control and stop it from spreading to nearby buildings. a 24 hour fitness next door was evacuated as a precaution. >> do you
on this hectic weekend, avoid those heavy traffic areas. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington rode along with the chp for a preview of those troublesome spots. >> reporter: there are so many events around the bay area, it will be hard to avoid a traffic area no matter where you are but one of the biggest problems behind me. the bay bridge. expected to get very congested especially tomorrow afternoon. so people are advised to give themselves at least one to two hours to get to their events on time. fleet week airshows, america's cup races, 49ers and giants games, just a few of the events happening in san francisco this jam-packed weekend. >> we expect about one million people to come into the city to attend these events. and there's going to be severe impacts to traffic. >> reporter: almost nowhere is off limits. chp officer mike ferguson breaks down some of the problem areas drivers might face. a big one any approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. >> i think it's a safe bet it will be at least commute traffic heavy but it could be even worse than that. >> reporter: with traffic expected to go all the
because a lot of people are trying to get to work but all lanes back open. elissa harrington cbs 5. >>> next in traffic and weather i think you're going to like your forecast too, all coming straight ahead. stay right there. ,,,,,,,, >>> you just saw all lanes are back open, northbound 101 approaching lawrence expressway, unfortunately the backup extends for 10 miles. use 280 instead. >>> temperatures warming up. let's plan on terms -- temperatures in the upper 80s. upper 80s in the valley as well. ,,,,,,,, >>> they tell you never to do this on a train, and here's why. this young woman is playing around and sticks her head out the window, but there's another train coming the other way. it missed her, and thankfully everyone is okay. i can't even watch that video. all right, welcome back to "cbs this morning." >>> this next story almost sounds like peyton place. kennebunk, maine, is in turmoil over a growing prostitution scandal. >> police have release a list of 21 men who allegedly paid for sex with a fitness instructor. that list of names is expected to get much longer. seth doane
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